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Switching Back To Benicar From Bystolic
Switching from 25 mg of atenenol to 5 mg of bystolic (nebivolol) ,,,do I need to be weaned off the atenenol before starting bystolic (nebivolol)?
Dr changed me from Benicar (olmesartan) hct to lisinopril hctz. Also take metoprolol. Will they work the same?
I'm currently taking bystolic (nebivolol) 5mg and lisinopril/hctz 20/25, lnp wants to switch me to Benicar hct 40/25. Do i need to wean off bystolic (nebivolol)?
Dr. Changed my BP meds from maicardis 80mg to Benicar (olmesartan) 40mg. Not feeling good on the Benicar (olmesartan) for 5days.
I have rising potassium on lisinopril. Switched to amlodipine starting tmrw. What can I expect from change of ACE inhibitor to calcium channel blocker?
Can some blood pressure meds make blood pressure go up i switched from Benicar (olmesartan) 20mg to linisopril 20 mg .Goes from 155/94 to 120/80 when taking it tim?
Switched from procardia XL to the generic for toprol (metoprolol) xl, when will I see a difference in my blood pressure?
A patient with hypertension suddenly switched from one day to the next - from atenolol 75mg to metoprolol succinate 25 mg. Is this safe?
Med change: Switching from one beta blocker to another isn't necessarily bad but the doses you mentioned are not comparable. Your patient may see a faster pulse and slightly higher blood pressure with metoprolol 25mg. If this occurs simply uptitrate the dose as needed being mindful that you want to avoid bradycardia and hypotension. ...Read more
I am changing from toprol (metoprolol) XL to atenolol because of side effects--is the transition easy?
Tried Losartan 100mg as an alternative to Benicar 40mg due to $. Benicar works great,Losartan does not.Is cozaar the the weakest among ARB medications?
Drug choices: Both losartan (l) and valsartan (v) are drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class. Perhaps you were switched due to your BP was not controlled on the dose of the l you were on. Both have few side effects and reduce BP and proteinuria quite well. L should be given twice a day and v can be given once daily for maximum their maximum effect. Check with your physician for her thoughts. ...Read more
What is your opinion on switching from Diovan (valsartan) 320 mgs to generic Valsartan 320 mgs? He had been on Diovan (valsartan) brand for many years, however, now more $
Due to costs, doc switching me from 160 mg Diovan (valsartan) daily (evening) to losartan. Also take metoprolol 75 mg, morning and evening. Any concerns switching?
No: Everything should work the same way as before. It's just a matter of taking generic vs the name brand. ...Read more
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